Permanent labor certification, or PERM, is becoming increasingly challenging, especially as many employers navigate layoffs and “notify and consider” requirements. National interest waivers, or NIWs, have become an increasingly common option, enabling applicants to avoid PERM altogether on their way to a green card. However, many employers are still unaware of the advantages NIWs can provide or remain hesitant to move away from their traditional green card process.

Join BAL experts for insights that will give employers a better understanding of NIWs and other strategies to help their green card programs succeed. Key topics will include:
  • The current PERM landscape
  • Why NIW is becoming an increasingly popular option and the basic requirements for obtaining an NIW
  • Common challenges and misconceptions about NIWs
  • Current filing and adjudication trends